VIDEO: Captico KML Google Maps Compressor

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The Captico KML compressor uses the Douglas-Peucker Algorithm to reduce the number of vectors in your KML file. Adjust the tolerance to see how the polygon count is effected. Try this sample KML file. It’s open source and mostly Javascript requiring your browser have Web Workers.

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PODCAST: Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference Keynotes by Beth Kanter, Allison Fine, Wendy Harman

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Below you will find the full audio sesions from the keynotes at this year’s Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference in Washington DC. When sharing these resources with others, please link to this article, as opposed to individual files- Thank you so much!!!

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Twitter 101

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In this 3-part series, Emily Paterson presents Social Media for Businesses, beginning with an Introduction to Web 2.0, then a quick look at Blogging 101, and finishing with an overview of Twitter 101.

Digital Capital Week 2010 – “A Slice of DCWEEK”

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DCWEEK has finally come to an end for creatives in the Nation’s Capital and now its time to recap the bits of knowledge gleaned by roving reporter yours truly. Digital Capital Week (DCWEEK) is a 10 day festival in Washington DC focused on technology, innovation and all things digital. It took place from June 11th to June 20th, 2010 in venues across the city with the mission of strengthening the capital region’s digital economy via events focused on creativity, technology, entrepreneurship, marketing, content creation, and innovation.

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Captico’s Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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On March 31st, Captico hosted local business guests and county representatives for an official ribbon cutting ceremony at our “new” location in Severna Park, MD (though we have been here since September 2009, and before that in Washington D.C.).

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Video: “Social Media for Business” Series with Emily Paterson

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In this 3-part video series, Emily Paterson presents Social Media for Businesses, beginning with an Introduction to Web 2.0, then a quick look at Blogging 101, and finishing with an overview of Twitter 101.

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Video: Weekly Web Redux: User Interface Instructions

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Video version of “The Small Print: Writing User Interface Instructions”, an article covered in a Weekly Web Redux entry.

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Video: How Business Professionals Are Using the Internet & Social Media to Promote Their Companies

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We asked attendees to a March 4th, 2010 Business Expo in Columbia, MD what the internet has done for their business and how they are using new media and social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to generate new customers and promote their company. Their answers might surprise you!

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Video: Just for Fun – Outtakes from Captico

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We thought we’d give you a funny short video to chew on while we finish up our newest video featuring interviews with VP of Engineering Todd Fisher, Application Engineer Jonathan Phillips, and Marketing Analyst Delphin Thebaud.

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Repeating textured backgrounds

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How to create a repeating graphic of a textured background

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